With its five residential campuses, Rutgers University–New Brunswick offers students a variety of housing options. Each campus offers a distinct living experience, with choices ranging from large, lively residence halls to small, intimate houses. Wherever you decide to live, you’ll be a short walk or bus ride from classes, dining halls, cafés, libraries, and recreation facilities.
Operating Status Update
Tuesday, January 27
Rutgers University’s Level 4 Closure ends Tuesday, January 27 at 5pm. Essential and Non-Essential Employees should report to work as scheduled.
Day and evening classes remain cancelled on Tuesday, January 27 and will resume on Wednesday, January 28.
Visit the operating status page for more info.
Vast Options and a Vibrant Community
Living on campus means experiencing the Rutgers community—studying for exams alongside your roommates, sharing late-night munchies in the lounge, and participating in events planned by friends down the hall. Whatever the time of day, you’ll find yourself sharing the ups and downs of college life with a close-knit group.
Across its five, interconnected campuses, Rutgers University–New Brunswick operates one of the largest collegiate housing programs in the country. That means you have lots of choices of where to live, whether it's suites for upperclass students with a shared kitchen and living room or residence halls shared by fellow students with the same academic interests.
Busch Residence Halls
College Avenue Residence Halls
Douglass Residence Halls
G.H. Cook Residence Halls
Livingston Residence Halls
Options for Off-Campus Living
Looking for resources and assistance with off-campus housing? We’ve got it. The Off-Campus Housing Service will help you find housing or a roommate, and sort through issues involved in renting, such as leases.
Tradition and Camaraderie
Looking for tradition in your housing? The first fraternity at Rutgers opened its doors in 1845. Now the campus has more than 80 fraternities and sororities, and you can live in a chapter house as early as your second semester.